Nara prefecture 奈良県
“Nara” prefecture [奈良県/ならけん] is located in Kinki region. This is a place where there used to be the capital of Japan.
Japanese capital is change “Nara”→”Kyoto”→”Tokyo”.
It’s listed in the world heritage, which is the oldest wooden built temple in the world.
There is a big [Daibutsu] (a great statue of Buddha) which is about 15 meters.
The reason of the largeness is that it was believed that the large [Daibutsu] will bring peace to not only Japan, but also to the world.